Jeremy Lin Wishes Kobe Would Let Him Shoot A Game-Winner
deadspin.com Updated Dec 20 (yesterday)
On Friday, the Los Angeles Hindenburgs Lakers actually hung tight with a Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder squad. Down 104-103 in the waning seconds, the Lakers were cued up for a Kobe Bryant game-winning shot attempt. Despite getting a solid look…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Dec 20 (yesterday)Lakers guard Nick Young called Steven Adams a "sneaky, dirty player" after an on-court scuffle with the Oklahoma City center led to Young's ejection during the Thunder's 104-103 win Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Thunder squeak past ice-cold Kobe, LakersESPN.com Dec 20 (yesterday)Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and hit a key jumper with 38 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame the absence of NBA MVP Kevin Durant for a 104-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetKevin Durant sat out of the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Lakers on Friday night to rest his sprained right ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Eastern Conference Basketball Can Eat My Buttdeadspin.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)The first half of last night's game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors was the most entertaining stretch of basketball I've watched all season. It began with Kevin Durant raining fire on everyone's head, going 10-of-13 from the …Upvote Share Tweet
Curry rallies Warriors to win over ThunderESPN.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Steph Curry Drill 3-Pointer After Getting Hand-Off From Andre IguodalaDo you like football? Us neither – compared to hoops, at least. But it’s still fun to see aspects of our two most popular games cross over. Watch Steph Curry drill an insanely difficult three-pointer after getting a hand-off from Andre Iguodala. Holy he…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Serge Ibaka Gets Beautiful Block Of Harrison Barnes’ DunkThe Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors combined for 72 points in the first quarter of tonight’s headlining matchup. Kevin Durant was red hot from beyond the arc, Stephen Curry was splashing and dishing, and Russell Westbrook was attacking w…Upvote Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook Says He’s Trying To Be “Best Defensive Player” In NBAThe incredible raw stats don’t even do Russell Westbrook’s performance justice. The three-time All-NBA Second Team honoree is averaging 26.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 6.8 assists per game this season – and doing it in a mind-bending 29.6 minutes a night. Pr…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut's troublesome right knee will keep him out against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)Before the Oklahoma City Thunder battled the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night, reigning MVP Kevin Durant sat down with USA Today to praise former Team USA teammate Kobe Bryant’s work ethic and dedication to his craft after Mamba passed Michael Jordan f…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Russell Westbrook Destroys Rim On Tomahawk Jam, Then…Raises The Roof?dimemag.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)If we had to make a list of the most entertaining NBA players to watch right now, Russell Westbrook would be at, or near, the top. The Thunder point guard is also playing out of his mind since returning from a hand injury that kept him out of 15 games e…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 17 (5 days ago)It has been a controversial week for the Sacramento Kings, but Tuesday night served as an opportunity for celebration. At halftime of the team's home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the franchise honored three-time All-Star Peja Stojakovic, the …Upvote Share Tweet
Westbrook, KD go for 51 in sixth straight winESPN.com Dec 14 (7 days ago)Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder won its sixth straight game by beating the Phoenix Suns 112-88 on Sunday night.Upvote Share TweetKendrick Perkins fired back at Kings forward Rudy Gay, who had called the Thunder center a "clown" on Saturday, and said he'd rather be a clown than a virus.Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: LeBron James Goes Backdoor For Huge Dunk Off Two FeetLeBron James is almost 30 years-old. He missed last night’s game against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder with nagging knee pain. And he’s been hearing all year long how Anthony Davis has been the league’s best player. Yeah, we’re not surprise…Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Durant To Jeremy Lamb: “Give Me The F******* Ball!”Matthew Dellavedova is a dogged defender, but he’s no match for Kevin Durant. Apparently Jeremy Lamb thinks otherwise. As the 6-11 Durant was being checked by the 6-4 Dellavedova in the post during the Oklahoma City Thunder’s victory over the Cleveland …Upvote Share Tweet
Brooks: Russell Westbrook “Plays At Another Level Than Any Other PG”We voted for Stephen Curry, Kyle Lowry, and John Wall on the rough draft of our All-Star ballot. It speaks to the incredible wealth of point guard talent overall and this season especially that we chose three for just four available backcourt spots, but…Upvote Share TweetThe public didn’t get to see a LeBron James – Kevin Durant head-to-head battle last night, which we’re guessing TNT was planning when they put the Cavs-Thunder game on their schedule. Instead, with James resting his knee, it became a Kyrie Irving and Ru…Upvote Share Tweet
Swaggy P Ejected From GameDec 19Lakers forward Nick Young got into a scuffle with Thunder center Steven Adams and was ejected for a flagrant foul.
Durant After Spraining His AnkleDec 18Kevin Durant addresses the media after spraining his right ankle in the Thunder's loss to the Warriors.
Durant Sprains Ankle In Thunder's LossDec 18Highlight Of The Night: Kevin Durant sprained his right ankle in the second quarter and didn't return as Stephen Curry scored 34 points to lead the Warriors to a 114-109 win over the Thunder.
Thunder Sending A MessageDec 17Tim Legler discusses the Thunder's seven-game winning streak and where the team belongs in the Western Conference.
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…Dec 18A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."
Every NBA Team's Chance Of Winning A Title By 2019Dec 18I can see Madison Square Garden from my Manhattan apartment. This year, the arena installed along the exterior columns of the building -- blue, red a...
Rajon Rondo subject of Boston Celtics-Dallas Mavericks trade talksDec 17The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.